Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun detachment

5 senses of detachment

Sense 1
withdrawal, detachment -- (avoiding emotional involvement)
       => indifference -- (unbiased impartial unconcern)

Sense 2
detachment, disengagement -- (the act of releasing from an attachment or connection)
       => separation -- (the act of dividing or disconnecting)

Sense 3
insulation, insularity, insularism, detachment -- (the state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel")
       => isolation -- (a state of separation between persons or groups)

Sense 4
detachment -- (a small unit of troops of special composition)
       => army unit -- (a military unit that is part of an army)

Sense 5
separation, breakup, detachment -- (coming apart)
       => change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago")

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